International Outreach

International outreach, worldwide partnerships, and the exchange of information and education are important aims of the Academy and its Foundation.

Opportunities

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International Awards, Grants, and Scholarships
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The AAO-HNSF offers a variety of grants and scholarships to aid and encourage those who further the mission of otolaryngology on an international scale. 


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AAO-HNSF 2016 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO℠
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International Guests of Honor

We are pleased to announce that the International Guests of Honor for the 2016 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO℠ in San Diego, California, U.S.A are Brazil, India, Nicaragua and Singapore.

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AAO-HNSF International Symposium
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The AAO-HNSF International Symposium is a new Annual Meeting forum designed to showcase cutting-edge content, including Instruction Courses and Miniseminars, presented by international physicians. Click here to learn more.

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International Corresponding Societies (ICS)
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Past Coordinator for International Affairs, Eugene N. Myers, MD, developed a unique program of International Corresponding Societies which affiliate with the Academy on a peer-to-peer level. ICS leaders meet informally with Academy leaders for discussions on issues of mutual interest. The Academy Board of Governors is proactively exploring ways to assist ICS participants with their socioeconomic issues such as managed care, reimbursement, and defending their scope of practice.

Starting with the Spanish Society of ORL-HNS in 1997, the number of societies has grown to 42:

  1. Africa - College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA)
  2. Americas - Interamerican Association of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngoogy (IAPO)
  3. Americas - Panamerican Association of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  4. Arabian Gulf - Gulf Cooperation Council of Otorhinolaryngological, Head and Neck Society
  5. Argentina - Federation of Argentinean Societies of Otolaryngology (F.A.S.O.)
  6. Brazil - Brazilian Association of Otorhinolaryngology
  7. Brazil - Brazilian Society of Head and Neck
  8. Caribbean - Caribbean Association of Otolaryngology
  9. Chile - Chilean Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  10. China - Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists
  11. China-World - Chinese Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  12. Colombia - Colombian Association of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial and Esthetic Facial Surgery
  13. Czech Republic - Czech Society of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
  14. Dominican Republic - Dominican Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  15. Ecuador - Ecuadorian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  16. Egypt - Egyptian Society of Ear Nose and Throat and Allied Sciences (ESENTAS)
  17. Egypt - Egyptian Otorhinolaryngological Society
  18. El Salvador - El Salvador Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  19. France - French Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  20. Germany - German Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  21. Greece - Panhellenic Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  22. Honduras - Honduras Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  23. Hungary - Hungarian Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Society
  24. India - Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  25. Iraq - Iraqi Kurdistan Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  26. Iraq - Iraqi Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  27. Israel - Israeli Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  28. Japan - Japanese Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  29. Jordan - Jordanian Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  30. Kenya - Kenya Ear Nose and Throat Society (KENTS)
  31. Lebanon - Lebanese Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head and Neck
  32. Malaysia - Malaysian Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  33. Mexico - Federation of Otolaryngological Colleges and Societies of the Mexican Republic (FESORMEX)
  34. Mexico - Mexican Society of Otorhinolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
  35. New Zealand - New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology
  36. Nicaragua - Nicaraguan Association of Otolaryngology
  37. Nigerian - Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  38. Pakistan - Pakistani Society of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck
  39. Panama - Panamanian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  40. Paraguay - Paraguayan Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 
  41. Peru - Peruvian Society of Otolaryngology and Facial Surgery
  42. Philippines - Philippine Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  43. Portugal - Portuguese Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  44. Serbia - Serbian Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  45. Singapore - Singapore Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  46. Slovakia - Slovak Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  47. South Korea - Korean Society of Otolaryngology
  48. South Africa - South African Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  49. Spain - Spanish Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  50. Taiwan - Taiwan Society of Otolaryngology
  51. Turkey - Turkish Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery Society
  52. Turkey - Turkish Voice, Speech, Swallowing Society
  53. Venezuela - Venezuelan Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  54. Vietnam - Vietnamese Society of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
  55. Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

To apply for International Corresponding Society (ICS) status, please contact the International Affairs Department at international@entnet.org.

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Call for Applications: AAO-HNSF Coordinator for International Affairs
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The Foundation Board of Directors is seeking applicants to serve as Coordinator for International Affairs (must be an otolaryngologist and full U.S. Fellow member of the AAO-HNS/F). The Coordinator for International Affairs oversees implementation of the high-profile, important portfolio of AAO-HNSF’s global outreach and programs and ensures alignment with the strategic plan.

The successful candidate will:

  • Coordinate and implement AAO-HNSF strategic plan to promote AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM attendance, products, membership, and activities to non-U.S. otolaryngologists.
  • Represent the AAO-HNSF at international meetings and coordinate AAO-HNSF participation in Joint Meetings with International Corresponding Societies.
  • Serve as a liaison and advocate for non-U.S. stakeholders to the Board, members, and staff.
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee of the AAO-HNSF International Advisory Board, the Foundation’s global governance body
  • Coordinate global initiatives at the Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM such as the submissions review process and program development for the AAO-HNSF International Symposium.
  • Supervise selection and administration of international awards and honors, e.g., the International Visiting Scholarships.
  • Develop and grow relationships with national otolaryngology societies and thought leaders in other countries and territories.

If elected to this esteemed position by the Foundation Board, the Coordinator will serve a four-year term after a one-year coordinator-elect term. Please click here for a full job description and additional details. To apply, please submit a letter of motivation, an up-to-date CV, and three (3) letters of recommendation to international@entnet.org. Applications are due May 20.